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    Hanna-Barbera 50th Anniversary Presentation Cel and Background (Hanna-Barbera, 1987). Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, Inc., was founded in 1957 by Tom and Jerry creators and former Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer animation directors William Hanna and Joseph Barbera. For three decades in the 20th century, it was a prominent force and leader in American television animation as it created a variety of popular animated characters and a succession of cartoon series, including The Huckleberry Hound Show, The Flintstones, The Yogi Bear Show, The Jetsons, Wacky Races, Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, and The Smurfs. Their cartoons won eight Emmys, seven Oscars and earned them a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 1987 Bill and Joe celebrated 50 years of creating some of the most beloved American cartoon characters on television. To mark the occasion Hanna-Barbera artist created this amazing over-sized Presentation Cel setup. The piece features Bill and Joe along with Ruff and Ready, Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Fred, Wilma, and Pebbles Flintstone, and Scooby-Doo all dressed in full Barbershop Quartet outfits. The piece measures a whopping 20" x 27" with Bill and Joe standing 8" tall. The cel is hand-inked and hand-painted with cut out photos of Bill and Joe and placed on a painted background. The artwork was used for a variety of promotional material. A great opportunity to acquire a very rare one-of-a-kind piece from Hanna-Barbera. Edge wear, some tape, and smudges from normal production handling and use. Condition is Very Good.

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